Mixing

How A Mix Is Completed

September 26, 2011
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To make up the master recording, group of mixes, aka final passes is made, these includes several versions of the mix which is done at the end of the mixdown phase of any given song. The Instrumental and a capella versions is the most common example, however, it really depends on what the label or […]

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Another Add to your Plug-in Collection: Universal Audio UAD EP-34

July 17, 2011
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When we talk about software packages, many will say there’s nothing too interesting about it, no special something to be excited of. But if you’re a UAD-2 card owner, and I’ll tell you that as of this moment, the arrival of a new plug-in to add UAD’s impressive list of titles has been announced, you […]

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A Korg iMs-20 on iPad App

May 2, 2011
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Last April 2010, the release of iElectribe virtual analog beatbox for iPad was one of the top seller at iTunes store and continues to be on the top up to now. These only proved the success and efficiency of having your favorite music applications on your iPad. Consequently, Korg announced that you can now enjoy […]

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Experiencing the Arturia Analog Player

April 28, 2011
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Well-known synthesizers that have gone down in history as pioneering examples of progress and sonic possibility are too costly and perhaps beyond the reach of those on tight budgets. Thus Analog Experience The Player, Analogue Factory software by Arturia that has softened the blow by painstakingly recreating a collection of these instruments, with wonderful sound […]

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T-pain effect tutorial for Ableton Live

April 24, 2011
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Using Autotune to have a perfect effect you want on your music is very easy because this software will let you correct vocals and instruments not even on hip hop like T-pains but also with rock and other genres.   Being use nowadays to enhance effects of vocals and instruments in music production, no wonder […]

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ABLETON Amp: Review

April 23, 2011
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Over the years, Ableton had developed efforts towards general multi-track recording/mixing side of DAW use thus it gives themselves a wider outlook and they are now not limited to programming, loops and synthesis alone.   With this on mind, Ableton have released Ableton Amp, a guitar amplifier that has the following features:   It has […]

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7 Reverb tricks that can really make your recording stand out

March 24, 2011
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One of the most common used effects in recording today is reverb. Reverb is a popular way to make a flat sound, sound like it is in a different kind of room. Using the reverb effect you will be able to make a person in a small dense room, sound like they are in a […]

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How to get that perfect mix, thinking of dimensions

March 17, 2011
Dimensions

Most of us are perfectionist. We strive to be the best that we can possibly be in everything that we do in life, and when it comes to studio recording, that is not exception. I am sure that with many of you mixes; you spend hours, days, maybe even weeks perfecting that mix, until it […]

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The Wonderful World of Side Chain Compression

March 11, 2011
Sidechain Compression

Have you ever wondered how dance much always gets that hard hitting sound, with the pumped up bass drum and baselines? Well my friend you are referring to side chain compression. This is a popular trick that is used by many of the pros, and one of my personal favorite tricks. Side chain compression was […]

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Using Vocal Effects in Cubase

February 23, 2011
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Vocal Effects are a very important aspect to most modern popular music. I recently went online to look around for different effects that I could use for this female pop project that I am working on. I recently found this these really helpful videos on creating vocal effects. This video talks about the Vocoder. The […]

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